David Gershon has joined Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton as a corporate practice partner in the firm’s San Francisco office. Gershon previously worked at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips.

Hogan Lovells added Mike Frank as a corporate practice partner in its Silicon Valley office. Frank was previously a partner at Sidley Austin.

Brandon McGathy has joined Maynard Cooper & Gale‘s San Francisco office as a partner in its private equity practice. McGathy previously practiced at Ropes & Gray.

Blank Rome has hired Adam Micale to work in its corporate litigation group as an associate. Micale joins from Sidley Austin and is based in the Los Angeles office.

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